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Thelma Furry papers

Repository: University of Akron. Archival Services

Collection Description (Extant): Furry served as an attorney in Akron. Includes legal papers, correspondence, a scrapbook, publications, and taped interviews regarding her defense of civil rights cases.

Date(s): 1935-1980

Existing IDs: 99/115

Extent: 4 cubic feet; audio cassettes

Language: English

Related Archival Items: In this repository, see also Helen E. Arnold Papers,1970 - 1975 (0.1 cubic feet): Correspondence, reports, and printed material concerning the activities of the Akron NAACP (of which she was president), the Ohio Black Political Assembly, and other black organizations, as well as her 1973 Akron City Council campaign.

Dr. Herbert A. Davidson Papers, 1927 - 1974 (1 cubic foot; Record Group: 99/112): Scrapbooks, minutes of meetings, financial and organizational records, correspondence, writings and other materials of a black physician who was active in black life insurance programs and civil rights efforts.

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Ohio
Civil rights--Cases
Lawyers

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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